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Santa Cruz Valley Regional Hospital launches new Swing Bed program

Posted at 8:32 AM, Oct 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-18 11:32:54-04

The Santa Cruz Valley Regional Hospital has launched a new program designed to help 

physical rehabilitation patients. 


The Medicare-certified Swing Bed Program will provide care for:

  • Joint replacements or orthopedic surgery patients 
  • Those who have suffered a heart attack or congestive heart failure
  • Sufferers of long-term illnesses, such as cancer or immune deficiency disease, and need continued medication and/or IV therapy 

The Swing Bed unit includes nine private rooms, dedicated rehabilitation and mobility facilities, along with a team of physicians, nurses, rehabilitation therapists and case managers.